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These posts address issues related to fertility, family planning, birth control, pregnancy, miscarriage, abortion, pregnancy loss, and birth.

Royal Baby Watch 2.0: What Can Kate Expect When She’s Expecting Again

By April 28, 2015 1 Comment
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 As the Duchess of Cambridge (the erstwhile Kate Middleton) prepares to give birth to her second child, the media storm surrounding the birth seems more like a spring shower than the hurricane of coverage that was the lead up to Prince George’s birth. In fact a good chunk of the media coverage has focused on […]

Categories: Policy, Politics, + Pop Health, Pregnancy, Birth + Family Planning


What Your Doctor May Not Have Told You About Pregnancy Spacing

By April 20, 2015 2 Comments
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“Whatever you do, don’t do what Jessica Simpson did,” my OB told me with a look of disgust on her face. “And if you wind up with a c-section definitely don’t do what Jessica Simpson did! Her OB has got to be livid with her right now.” I was 20 weeks into my pregnancy when […]

Categories: Policy, Politics, + Pop Health, Pregnancy, Birth + Family Planning


The Science of Kelly Clarkson’s Baby Fat, Because We Apparently Need to Talk About It.

By March 12, 2015 No Comments
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Let’s talk about something that’s none of our business: Kelly Clarkson’s postpartum body. We’re not going to talk about her third number one album on the billboard charts, her awesome duet with Jimmy Fallon or her adorable baby girl. We’re going to put her recent accomplishments aside and talk about her postpartum body because she […]

Categories: Pregnancy, Birth + Family Planning